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 By Chris Wright

Cristiano Ronaldo hugs Gianluigi Buffon after dramatic Champions League clash

Juventus went tumbling out of the Champions League to Real Madrid in rather dramatic circumstances on Wednesday evening, with a stoppage-time penalty call ending the Bianconeri's involvement for another year.

It was especially raw for Gianluigi Buffon, who got himself red-carded for remonstrating with referee Michael Oliver before seeing his grand Champions League career fizzle out before his eyes.

In the aftermath, the visibly irate Buffon embarked on a passionate rant in which he accused referee Oliver of having a "garbage can" instead of a heart.

Thankfully, the Juve captain had begun to calm down when Cristiano Ronaldo -- the man who beat him from the spot -- passed by in the mixed zone.

At loggerheads a matter of minutes earlier, it seems that the mutual respect between Buffon and Ronaldo had returned to the fore just in time for the pair to share a thoroughly respectful postmatch hug.

What an emotional rollercoaster. What a night.

Chris covers the funny side of the game for ESPN FC in the Toe Poke blog.

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